Diploma in Software Development
ATMC NZ Limited
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The qualification is for learners who wish to enhance their existing knowledge and skills in order to develop application programs on various platforms (business intelligence and databases, robotics and internet of things, desktop, web and cloud, and mobile) and focusing on gaining a specialisation a particular platform. The qualification aims to meet contemporary and future workplace demands for flexible software developers and collaborators who create people-centred software applications while considering issues of sustainablility, financial viability, and profitablility.
Key Information for Students
Applicants must have: 1. A recognised degree in an aligned discipline; or 2. A Diploma in Computing, Level 6 or equivalent; or 3. A professional qualification; or 4. The ability to demonstrate competencies equivalent to 1, 2 or 3. Applicants must have: Attained the age of 20 years on or before the first day of the semester in which study for the diploma is to commence; and Provided sufficient evidence of aptitude or appropriate work or other life experience that would indicate a successful outcome in the qualification. For international students: NZCEL Level 4 (Academic) or equivalent
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$29,501 - $48,603|
|In further study||29%|
|On a benefit||7%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.
Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.